Kattu Roja (English: Forest Rose) is 1963 Tamil Family Drama film, directed by A. Subbha Rao and produced by Modern Theatres. The film script was written by M. S. Solaimani and dialogue was written by N. Padmanabam and G. Devarajan. Music was by K. V. Mahadevan. The film stars S. S. Rajendran, Padmini, M. R. Radha and R. S. Manohar in the lead roles, with V. K. Ramasamy, G. Varalakshmi and K. A. Thangavelu.
|Directed by||A. Subba Rao|
|Produced by||Modern Theatres|
|Written by||M. S. Solaimani |
|Story by||M. S. Solaimani|
|Starring||S. S. Rajendran |
R. S. Manohar
M. R. Radha
K. A. Thangavelu
V. K. Ramasamy
|Music by||K. V. Mahadevan|
|Cinematography||R. Sambath W. I. C. A.|
|Edited by||L. Balu|
|Distributed by||Modern Theatres|
|5 April 1963|
A young, innocent man, Baskaran (S. S. Rajendran) lives alone with his elderly parents Ponnambla Mudaliar (V. K. Ramasamy), Vadivu (G. Varalakshmi) and his cousin Kuzhandai Velu (K. A. Thangavelu). The elderly couple wishes for an arranged marriage for their family friend Shanmuga Mudaliar (P. D. Sambantham) and daughter Baby (G. Sakunthala). So, Baskar and his cousin visit Neelagiri for Shanmuga Mudaliar's home. On the way, their car was struggling, so Thangavelu such as water, meantime, Baskar drives the car and has an accident. A young village girl Ponni (Padmini) saves him and she gives aid for his injured body.
Then both fall in love with each other. Meanwhile, Kuzhandai Velu reaches Shanmuga Mudaliar's home, meets him and his daughter Baby. Baby and Kuzhandai fall in love. And after searching for Baskar, finally he finds him. Then, Kuzhandai was received at home with Baskar. Baskar ever time was spelled for Kattu Roja. So, his parents and cousin decided he was mentally disturbed. In the meantime, Somu (R. S. Manohar) reached Ponni's home. Ponni's father (T. S. Muthaiah) was dying in bed, her father was to bring Ponni for his Uncle Somu's hand.
Then, there was comes to Ponnamblam house and Ponni joins for house maid. In the meantime, the household faces some problems for son shapes. Accidentally, Baskar and Ponni meet again. Since, he was disturbed for heartly. Baskar was, in the meantime, closed relationship with his Uncle Thanga Durai (M. R. Radha), wish like his sister Pushpa (Pusphalatha) gets married Baskar, So he hatches a secret plan for this. Baskar goes to the wrong pathway and becomes an alcoholic. His mother worries about her son's attitude and once Baskar tries to molest Ponni.
Then Vadivu decided to arrange a marriage of Ponni and Somu. Ponni tries to commit suicide, Baskar saved her life at a mountain edge. Somu knew Ponni's past life. Baskar is her past lover. Finally, Baskar and Ponni get married, but Thanga Durai stopped the ceremonies. Because, he told Baskar secretly married his sister Pushpa and their couple has one female child. The baby is also identified, but who is the father? In the meantime, Kuzhandi Velu says in truth the baby is Thanga Durai's child. He was spoiled Ponni's sister's (B. S. Saroja) life, so she leaves the child in Baskar's car and Baskar submits the baby to Thanga Durai. Thanga Durai was trained to baby for shows Baskar and Pushpa photograph and teach the child for father and mother identifications. Finally Thanga Durai admits his mistake and reunites with his family and Pushpa gets married to Somu.
- S. S. Rajendran as Baskaran
- Padmini as Ponni
- M. R. Radha as Thanga Durai
- R. S. Manohar as Somu (Baskar's House Servant)
- V. K. Ramasamy as Ponnambla Mudaliar (Baskar's Father)
- K. A. Thangavelu as Kuzhandai Velu (Baskar's Cousin)
- G. Varalakshmi as Vadivu (Baskar's Mother)
- Pushpalatha as Pushpa (Thanga Durai's Sister)
- G. Sakunthala as Baby
- P. D. Sambantham as Shanmuga Mudaliar
- T. S. Muthaiah as Ponni's Father
- B. S. Saroja as Ponni's Elder Sister
|Soundtrack album by|
|Producer||K. V. Mahadevan|
Music was composed by K. V. Mahadevan. and lyrics were written by Kannadasan and Panju Arunachalam. The song "Entha Oor Endravane" was a super hit (the hero was sung by drinking) voice by P. B. Srinivas.
|1||"Yenadi Roja"||P. Suseela||Kannadasan||2:38|
|3||"Vandondru Vanthathu"||T. M. Soundararajan P. Suseela||Kannadasan||3:52|
|4||"Chinna Chinna Kannakukku"||T. M. Soundararajan Jamuna Rani||3:11|
|5||"Entha Oor Endravane"||P. B. Srinivas||3:21|
|6||"Ennai Paaru Paaru"||Jamuna Rani||3:31|
|7||"Chinna Chinna Kannanukku" (Sad)||P. Suseela||3:20|
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